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Call for Digital Poster Sessions and Roundtable Discussion Leaders: GWLA’s Symposium on Libraries Partnering for Student Learning

posted Sep 27, 2013, 6:27 AM by Joni Blake

Has your library taken a unique, creative, or particularly proactive approach to integrating and assessing student learning outcomes relating to information literacy? Consider submitting a proposal for a digital poster or roundtable discussion at the Symposium on Libraries Partnering for  Student Learning: Leadership, Practices & Culture at:

Digital posters present content on a single page or slide, but do not have to be printed or physically displayed (rather they will be projected on big-screen monitors during the conference reception). Digital posters can be made using PowerPoint, Prezi, or any other software allowing you to create a visual image which can be displayed on a single page. A limited number of selected applicants will also be 
invited to give a 3-5 minute mini-presentations explaining their poster projects during the conference reception on Thursday, November 14th. Please indicate on your submission form whether you or someone from your institution will be available to present your poster at the conference. You may still submit a proposal if you wish to have your poster displayed, but cannot be present to present it.
Roundtable discussion proposals should address at least one of the themes outlined below.
To apply, please submit a 150 word abstract by MONDAY, OCTOBER 7TH, 2013.  Please follow this link to submit:
Your poster or roundtable proposal and abstract should highlight your library's assessment efforts related 
to one or more of the following content areas:
• Proactivity: What strategies has your library employed to integrate information literacy learning outcomes at the program level?
• Scaling Assessment: How has your library designed and implemented program-level assessments for measuring information literacy learning?
• A Place at the Table: What strategies has your library employed to ensure that librarians are involved in discussions about student learning and curriculum?
 Impact: How has your library used data to demonstrate impact on student success?
Selected proposals will be notified of acceptance by October 14, 2013.